Lucky Bamboo Research Paper

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How to Make My Lucky Bamboo Grow Big Lucky bamboo (Dracaena sanderiana), which isn’t a bamboo at all, also goes by the common names of ribbon plant, ribbon dracaena, water bamboo and friendship bamboo and is a popular plant used in Feng Shui. You are most likely to find these plants in their small and sometimes twisted form in your local supermarkets or garden centers. This type of dracaena is typically grown as a houseplant, however, it’s hardy growing outdoors in USDA zones 10 and 11. The best thing you can do to make your lucky bamboo grow big is to satisfy its cultural needs, which isn’t too difficult. Basic Description Lucky bamboo is a West African native of Cameroon and marketed to bring good luck health and fortune to whoever owns one. Even though it doesn’t belong in the bamboo family, with its distinctive segmented, green stalks and long, pointy green leaves, it does resemble a small version of bamboo. In addition, the leaves grow up to an inch longer each month and the plant has a moderate rate of overall growth. It has an evergreen habit both indoors and when planted outside and in optimal conditions, can grow up to 8 feet tall and 2 feet wide. However, these long-lived plants grown inside will probably never reach this massive height and…show more content…
However, plants grown for a period of time in only water can suffer nutritional deficiencies, so you’ll need to feed the lucky bamboo. You will notice your plant’s growth start to decline and the entire leaves may yellow. When this happens, you’ll know it’s time for a dose of fertilizer, especially if you know the decline isn’t due to the water you are using. When feeding lucky bamboo, use a diluted houseplant fertilizer every two to three months and you should see a revival in its growth. Follow package instruction on amounts and then cut that in half to a

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